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Himachal Pradesh State Government Holiday List 2017

Government of Himachal Pradesh Notification – Holiday List 2017

Himachal Pradesh Govt has issued a Notification for Holiday List 2017

Himachal Pradesh Holiday List 2017

GOVERNMENT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

SECTION-A

No. GAD-A (F) 9-st2016

Dated Shimla-2 the 1 st October, 2016.

NOTIFICATION

The Governor, Himachal Pradesh is pleased to order that the holidays as Listed in Annexure-I, will be observed as gazetted holidays during the calendar year-2017, in the State of Himachal Pradesh.

2. In addition to the holidays mentioned in Annexure-1, all Government employees will be authorized to avail two ‘Restricted Holidays’ out of those mentioned in Annexure-III.

3. Holidays listed in Annexure-Il are declared Gazetted holidays for women employees working in all Government Offices/ Boards/ Corporations/ Educational Institutions in H.P. These will also be holidays for women employees within the meaning of section 25 of Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 and also to daily wage women employees.

4. (i) The Deputy Commissioners in the State are authorized to declare two local holidays within their jurisdiction during the Year 2017 in connection with celebration of important fairs and festivals in the respective District/ Area.

(ii) However, for the offices situated within the Municipal limits of Shimla, two local holidays will be declared by the State Government after receiving proposal in this regard from the Deputy Commissioner Shimla and for the rest of the areas of District Shimla, two local holidays will be declared/ decided by the Deputy Commissioner Shimla as per past practice. For the Offices of H.P. Govt. situated at Delhi, two local holidays will be declared by the State Govt. after receiving proposal from Pr. Resident Commissioner, H.P., and New Delhi.

5. The holidays listed in Annexure-IV are also declared as gazetted holidays within the meaning of Section 25 of Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881.

By order,

V.C. Pharka

Chief Secretary,

Government of Himachal Pradesh

Annexure – I

Gazetted Holidays for the Year – 2017

Sr.No

Holiday

Date

Saka

Day of Week

1 Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday 5th January, 17 SAKA ERA 1938
Pausha 15
Thursday
2 Statehood Day 25th January, 17 Magha 05 Wednesday
3 Republic Day 26th January, 17 Magha 06 Thursday
4 Guru Ravidas’s Birthday 10th February, 2017 Magha 21 Friday
5 Maha Shivratri 24th February, 17 Phalguna 05 Friday
6 Holi 13th March, 17

SAKA ERA 1939
Phalguna 22

Monday
7 Ram Navami 4th April, 17 Chaitra 14 Tuesday
8 Dr.B.R.Ambedkar’s Birthday/Good Friday 14th April, 17 Chaitra 24 Friday
9 Himachal Day 15th April, 17 Chaitra 25 Saturday
10 Parshu Ram Jayanti 28th April, 17 Vaisakha 08 Friday
11 Budha Purnima 10th May, 17 Vaisakha 20 Wednesday
12 Maharana Pratap Jayanti 28th May, 17 Jayeshtha 07 Sunday
13 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti (Prakat Diwas) 9th June, 17 Jayeshtha 19 Friday
14 Idu’l Fitr 26th June, 17 Ashada 05 Monday
15 Independence Day/Janmashtami 15th August, 17 Sravana 24 Tuesday
16 Idu’l Zuhar (Bakrid) 2nd September, 17 Bhadra 11 Saturday
17 Dussehra 30th September, 17 Asvina 08 Saturday
18 Muharram 1st October, 17 Asvina 09 Sunday
19 Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday 2nd October, 17 Asvina 10 Monday
20 Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday 5th October, 17 Asvina 13 Thursday
21 Diwali 19th October, 17 Asvina 28 Thursday
22 Guru Nanak’s Birthday 4th November,17 Kartika 13 Saturday
23 Christmas Day 25th December,17 Pausha 04 Monday

Annexure – II

Gazetted Holidays for the Year -2017 for Women Employees working in all Government Office/Boards/corporations/Educational Institutions in H.P.These will also be holidays for Women employees under Section 25 of Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 and also to daily wage Women employees.

Sr.No

Holiday

Date

Saka

Day of Week

1

Raksha Bandhan 7th August, 17 SAKA ERA 1939
Sarvana 16
Monday

2

Karva Chauth 8th October, 17 Asvina 16 Sunday

3

Bhai Duj 21st October, 17 Asvina 29 Saturday

Annexure – III

Restricted Holidays for Year – 2017

Sr.No

Holiday

Date

Saka

Day of Week

1 New Year’s Day 1st January, 17

SAKA ERA 1938
Pausha 11

Sunday
2 Makar Sankranti/Lohri 14th January, 17 Pausha 24 Saturday
3 Basant Panchami 1st February, 17 Magha 12 Wednesday
4 Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti 21st February,17 Phalguna 02 Tuesday
5 Mahavir Jayanti 9th April, 17 SAKA ERA 1939
Chaitra 19
Sunday
6 Baisakhi 13th April, 17 Chaitra 23 Thursday
7 Easter Sunday 16th April, 17 Chaitra 26 Sunday
8 Maha Ashtami 28th September, 17 Asvina 06 Thursday
9 Govardhan Puja 20th October,17 Asvina 28 Friday
10 Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day 24th November,17 Agrahayana 03 Friday
11 Christmas Eve 24th December,17 Pausha 03 Sunday

Annexure – IV

Gazetted Holidays for the Year-2017 under Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881

Sr.No

Holiday

Date

Saka

Day of Week

1 Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday 5th January,17

SAKA ERA 1938
Pausha 15

Thursday
2 Republic Day 26th January, 17 Magha 06 Thursday
3 Guru Ravidas’s Birthday 10th February, 17 Magha 21 Friday
4 Maha Shivratri 24th February,17 Phalguna 05 Friday
5 Holi 13th March, 17 SAKA ERA 1939
Phalguna 22
Monday
6 Annual Accounts closing 1st April, 17 Chaitra 11 Saturday
7 Ram Navami 4th April, 17 Chaitra 14 Tuesday
8 Himachal Day 15th April, 17 Chaitra 25 Saturday
9 Budha Purnima 10th May, 17 Vaisakha 20 Wednesday
10 Idu’l Fitr 26th June, 17 Ashada 05 Monday
11 Independence Day/Janmashtami 15th August, 17 Sravana 24 Tuesday
12 Idu’l Zuha (Bakrid) 2nd September, 17 Bhadra 11 Saturday
13 Dussehra 30th September,17 Asvina 08 Saturday
14 Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday 2nd October, 17 Asvina 10 Monday
15 Diwali 19th October, 17 Asvina 28 Thursday
16 Guru Nanak’s Birthday 4th November, 17 Kartika 13 Saturday

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